Dixons Carphone says ‘roller coaster’ Christmas worked in its favour


Dixons Carphone today said the “roller-coaster” shape of the Christmas shopping season worked in its favour, with Black Friday a “huge success,” even though sales were hit in the following weeks. The multichannel electricals retailer, which trades through brands including Currys, PC World and Carphone Warehouse, said group sales rose (more…)

Dixons Carphone reports rising sales and profits, but says Christmas of changing shopping habits will be ‘crucial’


Dixons Carphone today reported rising sales and profits in its first half-year results as a newly-merged company. But chief executive Sebastian James said Christmas would be an important factor in the multichannel retailer’s full-year results, coming at a time when buying habits are changing fast. “All in all, this has (more…)

MySale says its UK business is trading ahead of expectations – though outlook weakens in its home territories

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Flash sale internet retailer MySale, which earlier this year moved its business headquarters from Australia to the UK, today said trading in this country was ahead of expectations. But it warned that the outlook had weakened in its Australasian home territories. In a trading statement for the five months to (more…)